September 2, 2005 Subject:
Genie in a Bottle Unleashed
Two young boys go on a journey to discover the history of the Manhattan Project. They interview Martyl, the artist who designed the Doomsday Clock, Al Wattenberg, a Manhattan Project scientist who worked at the University of Chicago, Leon Lederman, a Nobel Prize laureate in Physics (1988), and the mayor of Hiroshima. The "genie" metaphor is stretched a little too far when they also interview a real Genie who lives in an apartment in Chicago and reminisces about being dropped on Hiroshima.